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Mesh term Peripheral Nervous System

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Nervous System


The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions. The somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.

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Autonomic Nervous System
Ganglia, Sensory
Nerve Endings
Peripheral Nerves
Sensory Receptor Cells

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